Neurological disorders : public health challenges / [publication] : / World Health Organization - Geneva : WHO, 2006 - 232 p. : ill.

To fi ll the vast gap in the knowledge concerning the public health aspects of neurological disorders, this document Neurological disorders: public health challenges fulfi ls two roles. On one hand, it provides comprehensive information to the policy-makers and on the other hand, it can also be used as an awareness-raising tool. [Extr. Preface] [Contents] Chapter 1: Public health principles and neurological disorders. - Chapter 2: Global burden of neurological disorders: estimates and projections. - Chapter 3: Neurological disorders: a public health approach: Dementia - Epilepsy - Headache disorders - Multiple sclerosis - Neuroinfections - Neurological disorders associated with malnutrition - Pain associated with neurological disorders - Parkinson's disease - Stroke - Traumatic brain injuries. - Chapter 4: Conclusion and recommandations.

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